Bexbach

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Bexbach
Bexbachaussicht.jpg
Coat of arms of Bexbach
Coat of arms
Bexbach is located in Germany
Bexbach
Bexbach
Location of Bexbach within Saarpfalz district
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Coordinates: 49°20′58″N 7°15′34″E / 49.34944°N 7.25944°E / 49.34944; 7.25944Coordinates: 49°20′58″N 7°15′34″E / 49.34944°N 7.25944°E / 49.34944; 7.25944
Country Germany
State Saarland
District Saarpfalz
Government
 • Mayor Thomas Leis (SPD)
Area
 • Total 31.08 km2 (12.00 sq mi)
Elevation 249 m (817 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 17,683
 • Density 570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 66441–66450
Dialling codes 06826
Vehicle registration HOM
Website www.bexbach.de

Bexbach (German pronunciation: [ˈbɛksˌbaχ]) is a municipality in the Saarpfalz district, in Saarland, Germany. It is situated on the river Blies, approximatively 6 km east of Neunkirchen, and 25 km northeast of Saarbrücken. The Saarländisches Bergbaumuseum (Saarland Mining Museum) is located in the town.

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Edwin Hügel (1919-1988), politician (FDP), minister of economy, transport and agriculture in Cabinet Zeyer II (1982-1983)
  • Gerd Dudenhöffer (born 1949), comedian and author

International relations

Bexbach is twinned with:

References

  1. ^ "Fläche und Bevölkerung - Stand: 31.12.2017 (Basis Zensus 2011)" (PDF). Statistisches Amt des Saarlandes (in German). September 2018.

External links

  • http://www.bexbach.de
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